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Israel Government, Jewish Agency Expect 60,000 Immigrants to Arrive in 1970

Government and Jewish Agency officials expect 60,000 immigrants to come to Israel in 1970 and are adjusting their absorption machinery to that forecast. The figure was given at a meeting yesterday of the joint Government-Jewish Agency Immigrant Coordination Authority attended by Deputy Premier Yigal Allon who heads the Absorption Ministry and Louis A. Pincus, chairman of the Jewish Agency. Instructions were issued to all departments concerned with immigration to plan their activities on the basis of 60,000 new arrivals next year.